Comedy Musicals Theatre

Sunday 18 January 2015 in London

By | Published on Tuesday 13 January 2015

James Hamilton

And today’s ThisWeek-tipped, LDN-based events are…

COMEDY: James Hamilton + Adam & Lydia – Jerks In Progress | Etcetera Theatre | 18 Jan (pictured)
James Hamilton of 5*-ThreeWeeks-rated sketch-a-teers Casual Violence dips a toe in the comic waters for this trial go of his latest solo show, and Adam & Lydia – a collaboration by the acclaimed Beta Males’ most farcical man Adam Blampied and bona fide actress/comedian Lydia King; perform their own new work-in-progress set. Details and tickets here.

COMEDY: The Mitford Sisters w/ Pappy’s | The Phoenix | 18 Jan
Fanciful skits from top-tier trio Pappy’s add ambiance to this night fronted by The Mitford Sisters, a rival sketch team in its early days featuring the separately excellent Dominic Allen, Chris Stokes and Duncan Preston. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE/MUSICAL: The Caucasian Chalk Circle | Unicorn Theatre | until 21 Mar
Brecht’s bloody moral play of 1948 is updated, translated, and given a bolt-on original songbook (and its own fight choreographer) in this, a new adaptation led by director Amy Leach. It’s a vast societal story alive with blood and beheadings, crucial choices and risks, and contemplations on the world in which we live. Details and tickets here.

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